Translation of paliza in English:

paliza

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  • 2 [familiar/colloquial] 2.1 (esfuerzo agotador) fue una paliza de viaje the journey was a real killer ¡menuda paliza tener que ir hasta allá! what a trek to have to go all the way over there! [colloquial/familiar] 2.2 (pesadez, aburrimiento) drag [colloquial/familiar] darle la paliza a algn [familiar/colloquial] to bug sb [colloquial/familiar], to hassle sb [colloquial/familiar] darse la paliza [familiar/colloquial] (trabajando, estudiando) to work one's butt off (AmE) [colloquial/familiar], , to slog one's guts out (BrE) [colloquial/familiar] [pareja] to be all over each other [colloquial/familiar]

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Today is Fiesta de Santiago (St James' Day). The famous Camino de Santiago, the pilgrimage of thousands of people from all over Spain and many other parts of Europe to the holy city of Santiago de Compostela, takes place in the week leading up to St James' Day, 25 July. The city also has its fiestas around this time. The streets are full of musicians and performers for two weeks of celebrations culminating in the Festival del Apóstol.